Kingston Digital Seeks Designers for Game Incorporating Wi-Drive

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There’s money to be had for you aspiring designers from Kingston!

(BUSINESS WIRE)–Kingston Digital, Inc., the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced it is holding a contest for game designers that incorporates the soon-to-be released Wi-Drive™ portable, wireless storage solution for Apple iPad®, iPhone® and iPod touch® devices. The grand prize is $1,500 (USD), plus promotion of the game globally.

Kingston® seeks game designers between now and August 31, 2011 to weave in elements of Wi-Drive’s features and functionality. Contestants are asked to develop a game idea and use any tools necessary such as software or online game-creation services. To enter, contestants need to have the game hosted on a Web site of their choice and then follow the steps outlined on Kingston’s Facebook page.

Wi-Drive allows users to stream videos, access music or share files with other Apple device owners. The distinctively designed, pocket-sized Wi-Drive utilizes Flash-based technology to store data from USB-compatible PCs. Files on Apple devices are easily retrieved via Wi-Drive’s built-in wireless transmitter, eliminating the need for cables or an Internet connection. Three users can simultaneously use different file types from a single Wi-Drive without any performance disruption.

A total of 18 prizes will be given out. The grand prize is $1,500 (USD), and the second-prize winner receives $500. Other prizes include Wi-Drive devices, Kingston SSDNow solid-state drives, DataTraveler® USB Flash drives, SDHC cards, HyperX® memory and gift cards.

For more information and complete rules and regulations, visit The contest is open to residents of the United States (void in Hawaii and Puerto Rico).

About Kingston Digital, Inc.

Kingston Digital, Inc. (“KDI”) is the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the world’s largest independent manufacturer of memory products. Established in 2008, KDI is headquartered in Fountain Valley, California, USA. For more information, please visit or call 800-337-8410.